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Monday, June 02, 2008

Flash Gordon

" ... Flash Gordon at it's most typical embodied what I can only call "The Art Deco Space Opera Continuum". This can also be seen on the covers of a LOT of SF pulps, like the covers to those "Thrills Inc." issues. Flash was however, the trendsetter to be sure. It is a streamlined future, it's design implying the promise of forward motion... this is a world, a culture that is going somewhere. ..."

Gigantic and wonderful post over at datajunkie: Flash Gordon Part 1